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Biologically Inspired Tape Uses Some Of Nature's Tricks To Stick
2011-11-05 03:58:33

Insects can run up walls, hang from ceilings, and perform other amazing feats that have for centuries fascinated human observers. Now scientists from the Zoological Institute at the University of Kiel, in Germany, who have been studying these able acrobats, have borrowed some of the insects' tricks to make a dry tape that can be repeatedly peeled off without losing its adhesive properties. The researchers presented their work at the AVS Symposium, held Oct. 30 — Nov. 4, in Nashville,...

2011-09-27 14:00:00

Speedtech International Inc., a pioneer in the development of velcro-style cable management products, introduces its new Speedwrap® Super Duty Tapeâ“ž¢. This two piece, hook and loop tape fastening solution is extremely strong, available in many widths, has a high cycle life, and is competitively priced. Racine, Wisconsin (PRWEB) September 27, 2011 Speedtech introduced the Speedwrap® Super Duty Tapeâ“ž¢ in response to high...

2011-09-06 16:00:00

New product cleverly downsizes the gaffer tape used by movie and TV professionals, making it ideal for household projectsâ”and it doesnât leave a sticky residue like duct tape Stamford, CT (PRWEB) September 06, 2011 Old-fashioned duct tape can be used for many adhesive purposes. Funny thing is, it's not supposed to be used on ducts because it can become brittle over time, and even catch fire. Besides, for most of the things people use duct tape for,...

2011-07-20 09:07:00

RIVERHEAD, N.Y., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Adchem Corporation, a major supplier of adhesive tapes for the automotive and industrial markets, has completed a bonding study involving Extreme(TM) TPO plastic materials from Spartech. The study of 14 adhesive tapes bonded to three popular grades of Spartech TPOs includes Adchem's acrylic and rubber based doubled coated and transfer tapes as well as the new 653 transfer tape engineered for foam and Low Surface Energy substrate bonding....

2011-07-15 00:00:37

ISC Salesmaster Corp., is now offering a full line of adhesive tapes, dispensers, and hard to find specialty tapes as a lower cost alternative to brand name options. Fairless Hills, PA (PRWEB) July 14, 2011 ISC Salesmaster Corp., a supplier of packaging products and equipment throughout the Northeast, announced today that they are now offering a full line of specialized industrial and packaging tapes as a lower cost alternative to brand name options. "With increasing adhesive and plastic...

2011-06-16 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) FRIDAY, JUNE 17: DUCT TAPE Profile America -- Friday, June 17th. No matter what the subject, it seems there's a festival somewhere in the U.S. to honor it. A perfect example starts today in Avon, Ohio -- the annual Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival. Some 50,000 people are expected at the...

2011-01-29 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) SUNDAY, JANUARY 30: SCOTCH TAPE Profile America -- Sunday, January 30th. Richard Drew of the 3M Company was working on another problem when he ended up inventing one of the world's most practical items. He noted that workmen painting two-tone cars were having trouble keeping the colors separated...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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